Thursday Aug 22, 2019
Design and construction of a tunnel for transferring excess water of Gelas River to Lake Urmia basin
Controlling and regulating outflow of the Gelas River basin from Iran Integrated Water Resources Development at Gelas basin Transfer of excess water of agricultural, drinking and industrial needs in the Gelas basin to Lake Urmia Controlling and compensating for part of water withdrawals from Lake Urmia Improving the economic, political and social conditions in the region
Future
2018/09/29
2018/11/13
Manager

Iran Water and Power Resources Development Company

Goals

Controlling and regulating outflow of the Gelas River basin from Iran

 Integrated Water Resources Development at Gelas basin

 Transfer of excess water of agricultural, drinking and industrial needs in the Gelas basin to Lake Urmia

 Controlling and compensating for part of water withdrawals from Lake Urmia

 Improving the economic, political and social conditions in the region

Schedule

Supreme and workshop supervision

Executive Actions

The main tunnel with a length of 35667 m is drilled by two TBM machines in two sections: Piece (1) the entrance tunnel with a length of 15260 m and a diameter of 6.42 and Piece (2) the exit tunnel with a length of 20282 m and a diameter of 6.32 m. In the middle of the main tunnel (between pieces 1 and 2), a carven (130 × 15 × 15) is designed for dismantling drilling machines at 14200 km. The access to the carven is provided by a tunnel with a length of 1360 m and a drilling diameter of 7.5m located in Pasveh-Khoranj Village.

Geography Location

South West Azarbaijan Province, Piranshahr-Naghadeh